LETTER: Incensed at decision to shut Kirklees museum
0 Have your say I was incensed to read that despite the public outcry, the Red House Museum is to close.
Kirklees Council is singularly failing in its duty as a public service.
It no longer serves our community and it is not ‘fit for purpose.’
Museums, libraries, nursing homes, hospitals, all these are things that enrich and safeguard the lives of the people that live here such as good roads, well-kept verges, flower displays at roundabouts, clean, safe streets etc.
All these enhance the quality of our lives.
But no, people don’t matter any more, only money matters.
This insidious policy of... read more
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